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Cardinals Rookie BJ Ojulari Achieves Huge Accomplishment

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Arizona Cardinals rookie outside linebacker BJ Ojulari received recognition for his performance from the Week 10 matchup against the Atlanta Falcons.

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On Nov. 12, Ojulari had two sacks and eight tackles in the 25-23 Cardinals win over the Falcons.

Following the game, Pro Football Focus ranked BJ Ojulari No. 1 on a list of 10 rookies who received the highest grades for Week 10, with a minimum of 25 snaps played.

With a rating of 85.7, Ojulari topped the list above players like Houston Texans quarterback C.J. Stroud and Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Mazi Smith.

So far this season, Ojulari has played in all 10 games for Arizona while amassing three sacks and 20 tackles since being the 41st pick in the 2023 NFL Draft.

Not only did Ojulari make the list, but two other Cardinals teammates cracked the Top 10.

Defensive tackle Dante Stills received a grade of 80.8 after completing three tackles versus Atlanta and finished fourth-place out all rookies.

To this point, Stills has played nine games and was a starter for the Cardinals in three as he has grabbed 2.5 sacks and 29 tackles in 2023.

Additionally, the 72nd selection in the this year’s draft, cornerback Garrett Williams, was given the ranking of ninth with a score of 73.9 after registering a tackle.

Since recovering from an ACL injury, Williams suited up for four games this season while starting three of them.

Furthermore, Williams has tackled eight times, defended two passes and recorded an interception since being in the valley.

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Alec Cipollini is the lead reporter of the Arizona Coyotes and Cardinals for Burn City Sports. You can follow him on his X account @AlecCipollini

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